By balancing its epic score with ABBA and David Bowie, Ridley Scott’s film reimagines the final frontier as a place of whimsy, not wonder.
Her first album in seven years is a moving, self-aware plea for a better world.
Lorde joins the ranks of pop singers joyfully and brutally sidestepping tropes about victimhood.
Attempting to pull up a soundtrack for my morning commute, Apple Music today greeted me with a message inviting me…
Justin Bieber issues some rules for modern-day autograph seekers.
Two bands once pegged as derivative ended up being much-imitated. What do they do next?
“Writing's on the Wall” subverts the lavish virility of the 007 franchise to offer an emotional appeal to the heart.
When the documentary The Civil War debuted 25 years ago, it gave a new life—and old history—to a gorgeous melody.
When Taylor Swift lusts after a guy with “that James Dean daydream look” and brags about her “red-lip classic thing…
He’s made the songs new, but also highlighted what’s so good about the originals.
The song and video “Til It Happens to You” is a somber, socially conscious curveball.
The genre is hard to define but easy to appreciate.
The packaging for Wilco’s new album already felt like a parody of what the Internet is interested in. Star Wars…
The singer has said he may meet with Vladimir Putin to talk LGBT rights.
The former child star doesn’t want to be a punchline or a has-been. It’s not yet clear whether he’ll succeed.
Modern pop does imitate her for profit, but that’s not such a bad thing.
Though it’s no classic, his new album HITNRUN Phase One does live up to the artist’s party-starting mission.
Kanye West mirrors Nina Simone, Lauryn Hill, and Dave Chappelle, all of whom were derided following audacious, confrontational live performances.
Here it is, a perfect illustration of the difference between self-indulgence and rebellion.
Made in America, her first real concert of 2015, reasserted the power of a pop star who knows she has to work to stay on top.